Tag: AWS Certifications

How to Become a DevOps Engineer

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Adam Hawkins
July 17, 2019

The DevOps Handbook introduces DevOps as a framework for improving the process for converting a business hypothesis into a technology-enabled servi...

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AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
June 18, 2019

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in ke...

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

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John Chell
June 13, 2019

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to...

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The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

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Andrew Larkin
June 6, 2019

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise...

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Cloud Academy Talk: Get Ready for the AWS Security Specialist Certification

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Cloud Academy Team
June 14, 2018

Security is critical for successful cloud adoption. Many enterprises are willing to invest their money to ensure that data and applications are kep...

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AWS Associate certifications: Getting started with the AWS cloud

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Diego Tiziani
June 27, 2017

On the Cloud Academy community, “where to start” or "how to prepare for AWS Associate certifications" are some of the most common topics that we se...

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Cloud security, evaluating cloud platforms, and more with Cloud Academy’s Stuart Scott

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Diego Tiziani
June 23, 2017

On the Cloud Academy community, we love getting questions from our users. Security, the importance of certifications, and the how and why of cloud ...

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AWS Certifications Study Guide, part 2: AWS Certification Paths

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Cloud Academy Team
February 27, 2017

In the part one of our AWS Certifications Study Guide, we learned about why AWS is so important in the cloud industry, and why its certifications c...

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5 Insider Tips for AWS Recertification

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Sudhi Seshachala
August 9, 2016

AWS certifications provide leverage for IT professionals with the required skills - principally in designing, deploying, and operating applications...

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AWS Training: Make the Most of Your Learning Time

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David Clinton
September 24, 2015

Which AWS training tools offer the most direct, effective, and educationally sound routes to Cloud Computing administration success? Amazon's AWS ...

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Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— June 6, 2019

The 11 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— October 18, 2018

Microservices Architecture: Advantages and Drawbacks

Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). Microservices have become increasingly popular over the past few years. The modular architectural style,...

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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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John Chell
— June 13, 2019

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

The AWS Solutions Architect - Associate Certification (or Sol Arch Associate for short) offers some clear benefits: Increases marketability to employers Provides solid credentials in a growing industry (with projected growth of as much as 70 percent in five years) Market anal...

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Stuart Scott
— July 26, 2019

How to Use & Install the AWS CLI

What is the AWS CLI? | The AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) is for managing your AWS services from a terminal session on your own client, allowing you to control and configure multiple AWS services and implement a level of automation. If you’ve been using AWS for some time and feel...

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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— April 29, 2014

Prerequisites to Learn Cloud Computing – Introduction

Learn Cloud Computing: Basic Requirements Introduction What are the prerequisites and requirements to start learning Cloud Computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the Prerequisites to learning  Cloud Computing. This was a question I got a thousan...

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Stuart Scott
— October 16, 2019

AWS Security: Bastion Hosts, NAT instances and VPC Peering

Effective security requires close control over your data and resources. Bastion hosts, NAT instances, and VPC peering can help you secure your AWS infrastructure. Welcome to part four of my AWS Security overview. In part three, we looked at network security at the subnet level. This ti...

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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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